Astera Redefines Hematology Care For Blood Disorders and Conditions
Hematological conditions, disorders and diseases of the blood, can impact your life in many ways. These conditions affect the production of blood cells, blood proteins, and the mechanisms of blood clotting. They can cause a number of symptoms including:
- Fatigue and weakness
- Recurrent fever and infections
- Shortness of breath
- Abnormal bruising and bleeding
- Excessive blood clotting
Leading-Edge Care for Your Blood-Related Condition
At Astera, we excel at treating blood disorders, even rare disorders, including:
- Benign Hematological disorders:
- Vitamin deficiency anemia
- Clotting disorders – factor deficiencies, von Willebrand disease (VWD)
- Platelet disorders, including idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Acute and chronic leukemia
- Malignant hematological disorders
- Bloodless medicine
- Hematologic complications of pregnancy
- Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)
- Multiple myeloma
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Astera Advanced Testing for Accurate, Complete Diagnosis
The first step in treatment is a complete and accurate diagnosis. At Astera, we work to understand the exact nature and extent of your blood disorder with comprehensive diagnostics. This includes on-site blood tests, providing results in just minutes.
Other possible tests include bone-marrow aspirations or biopsies and highly specialized blood tests. Our experienced hematologists have a deep understanding of hematologic diagnosis and testing, as well as prescribing the right treatment for you.
Astera Knows How to Treat and Manage Your Blood Disease
Treatment for blood disorders often consists of medications, administered orally or intravenously.
Our doctors develop your treatment plan guided by their expert knowledge of these medicines and based on the unique results of your testing.
Our in-house pharmacist carefully reviews your treatment plan for safety and effectiveness, and many medications are conveniently available through our pharmacies on site.
We perform follow-up testing to enable your care team to closely monitor your treatment.
We’re Dedicated to Your Hematology Care
At Astera, many of our physicians are double board-certified in hematology and medical oncology. Find a physician.
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